The University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development has been recognized as the #4 public school of education in the Academic Ranking of World Universities’ 2018 college rankings. CEHD was ranked seventh overall, among private and public universities.
More than 1,200 universities are ranked by ARWU every year and the best 500 are published.
ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, an independent organization dedicated to research on higher education, has published ARWU rankings since 2009. ARWU uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Clarivate Analytics, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index – Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance of a university.